WPKN Archives: Spontaneous Connections

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Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Friday, March 3rd, 2017
4:01PM to 6:55PM

2 hours, 54 minutes

Friday, March 3rd, 2017 4:00PM

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Episode: Spontaneous Connections


March 3, 2017 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. New and vintage music, with world premieres and rarities. 
Includes new music by Bob Dylan, Ray Davies of The Kinks, Aimee Mann, Wesley Stace aka John Wesley Harding, Dirty Projectors, Gary Calamar, Peter Holsapple, Day Wave, The New Pornographers, BQWT, Jamiroquai, Spoon, John Girgus & The Legendary House Cats, Chaz Bundrick & The Mattson 2, Ten Fé and more. 
Also world premieres from Emily Duff (who has a fantastic album Maybe In The Morning coming out soon), Josh Groban covering Alan Menken in a new song from Beauty and The Beast, a very rare demo by Alan Menken, plus three songs from The Adventurist, the brilliant new album by Cindy Lee Berryhill (with the legendary Syd Straw on background vocals). The album will be officially released next week on Omnivore Records and is highly recommended!!! 
The show also has several songs by The Beatles and The Rolling Stones (in glorious mono, the way it was meant to be heard), Nick Lowe, Brian Eno, Mose Allison, Colin Blunstone of The Zombies, Buzzy Linhart (on his birthday), Bad Bad Not Good and an early 1970's song by Roger McGuinn where he essentially invents the sound of The Clash a couple of years before they existed!
Plus Mike Raphone of The Squeaky Chairs and whatever happened in the moment.
Thanks for tuning in! 

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Show: Connections... with Eric Cocks

Connections... with Eric Cocks

Explores the connections between songs, songwriters, musicians, producers and people... often in surprising ways.

Vital, intelligent music with true artistic vision. Or just because it sounds good...

Includes extended features on specific artists such as Bob Dylan, The Kinks, The Beatles and far more. Also comedy by Lenny Bruce, George Carlin, Eddie Izzard, Paul Krassner and others with a rock and roll renegade attitude. In depth explorations of early electronic music (and how it relates to current music). Vital new music that deserves to be heard. Surf music. Garage bands. British invasion. Rock and Roll. John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Jimi Hendrix, Laurie Anderson, William Burroughs, Robert Anton Wilson, The Blues Magoos, David Bowie, The Beach Boys, Dr Fiorella Terenzi, Beethoven, Bo Diddley, The Rolling Stones, Alex Chilton, Nilsson, Tom Petty, Lucinda Williams, Jon Brion, Aimee Mann, Tame Impala, Grimes, The Pretenders, Blondie, Caitlin Rose, Juana Molina, Mojo Mancini, Elliott Randall, Marshall Chapman, Jessy Lanza, Big Star, demos, rarities, unreleased new music and far more may be part of any given show. Also live interviews of performers, writers, producers, engineers, session musicians and people behind the scenes. Plus unexpected surprises...

Previous in depth interviews include Sam Phillips, Peppy Castro of The Blues Magoos, author/comedian Paul Krassner, Chris Frantz of Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club, Neil Innes of The Rutles, Tommy James, legendary session musician Carol Kaye, Warren Zanes, Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals, Rod Argent of The Zombies, Oscar Winning Composer Alan Menken, Patty Larkin and more. All are available in archives for about 385 days. (Maybe that'll get extended some day.) Stay tuned for future interviews and special features.

The show will keep changing over time.

Tune in every 1st and 3rd Friday afternoon of each month at the new  time of  4 to 7 pm eastern. Also special editions at other times. Available live over the air at 89.5, online at http://wpkn.org, tunein radio or listen later in the WPKN archives.

For further info, updates, news, videos and special features, please check the FaceBook site: Connections on WPKN

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